18. NFL Spotlight
When Meyer hired Doyle. he didn’t think there would be any problems. After a long and distinguished college career, he believed that he could do what he wanted without questions. Unfortunately for Meyer, that’s not the reality of the NFL. The media will question everything he does, even if it seems to be positive. So far he’s flopped with two of his most high-profile decisions.
The Associated Press reported that he defended his decision to hire Doyle by saying that he knew him for 20 years. The head coach also pointed to the vetting process that saw the owner Shahid Khan approve the appointment. Meyer’s controversies attracted attention when he was in charge of Florida and Ohio. This will be even more intense now that he’s on the biggest stage of them all.